Gwendolyn Brooks

(7 June 1917 – 3 December 2000 / Topeka, Kansas)

Mayor Harold Washington - Poem by Gwendolyn Brooks

Mayor. Worldman. Historyman.
Beyond steps that occur and close,
your steps are echo-makers.

You can never be forgotten.

We begin our health.
We enter the Age of Alliance.
This is our senior adventure.


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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, January 17, 2012



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